Maison Louis Latour has always been careful to select those wines vinified in a traditional manner. Fermentation takes place in traditional in open vats. Ageing takes 10 to 12 months in stainless steel vats. Cellaring Potential 3 - 5 years
The annual crop is of the order of 125 000 cases from the 625 acres of Gamay in Lancié.
Latours Beaujolais-Lancié is a Beaujolais-Villages coming specifically from the village of Lancié. The vineyards of this village covers 330 hectares south of Romaneche-Thorins and east of Villié-Morgon. The vineyards of Beaujolais-Lancié grow on pink granitic soils producing wines that combine finesse, aromatic richness and structure.
Fleurie is one of the 10 individual growths in the Beaujolais that constitute the highest ranking wines of the area. The vineyard of "Les Garans" is situated to the north-east of the village of Fleurie. It is acknowledged as one of the finest sites for growing top quality grapes because of its combination of unique soil composition and having a very specific microclimate. Once harvested, by hand, the fruit is fermented in whole bunches of grapes in open vats. Fleurie Les Garans is a soft, perfumed wine which marries tenderness with richness.
Average age of the vines 30 years with an average yield of 45 hl/ha.
Harvested by hand. The soil in the vineyards of Fleurie are of pink granitic schist soils producing wines that combine finesse, aromatic richness and structure.
Fleurie Les Garans 2014 has a beautiful ruby colour. The nose is complex and floral with black fruits and peppery notes. On the palate, this wine presents a beautiful fullness and persistence with velvety tannins and cherry notes.
Serving temperature 13-15°
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